The challenge is to get an experienced agent who makes a lateral change to a new agency to sign the contract. Resistance often faces opposition when these officers are asked to agree, not to do business with them if they continue. These legal issues include claims for interference in commercial relations, breach of fiduciary duties, defamation, defamation, defamation and defamation (including Internet defamation) and other disputes involving non-compete obligations, non-incentive and non-piracy agreements. On October 17, 2013, the Arizona Court of Appeals significantly increased the burden employers must place to enforce a non-compete agreement against a former employer. See Orca Communications Unlimited, LLC v. Ann J. Noder et al., 1 CA-CV 12-0183 (October 17, 2013), limited by Orca Community. Unlimited, LLC v. Noder, 337 P.3d 545, 550 (Ariz. 2014) (the finding that the Supreme Court erred in rejecting the allegation of orca communications on unfair competition because the Arizona uniform Trade Secrets Act did not legally supersede the company`s claim).
The answer is to change the definition of “non-competition” to eliminate geographic considerations and to include a separate review of “non-counterfeiting” in employment contracts and contracts. A non-compete agreement is traditionally a person`s prohibition against a former employer. A standard definition is “a contract that limits the participation of a company or individual in a given market in certain circumstances.” It is not uncommon for an employer, an insurance agency within the meaning of this section, to be signed by a worker, such as a manufacturer. B, a non-competitive agreement as a condition of employment. Sometimes an agency realizes that it risks losing staff and letting them compete with the Agency and trying to implement a non-competitive agreement on existing staff. We are not trying to propose legal agreements on the basis of this article. Our goal is to explain the logic behind the implementation of non-compete and non-piracy agreements to protect the books of insurance agencies. Appropriate legal advice should be obtained in order to create a legal agreement to comply with your state`s laws. A non-competition agreement is a contract or clause agreed between two parties, usually an employee and an employer, in which the worker agrees not to compete with the employer during or after the employment. These legal contracts prevent workers from entering markets or occupations considered to be in direct competition with the employer. Note that the definition prohibits the former employee from accepting or accepting insurance products from the agency`s clients, not just requesting them. Of course, customers can go where they want to meet their insurance needs.
However, if this agreement is properly executed while the client can leave your agency, the former employee cannot NOT become the client`s agent for an agreed period. William D. Black has practiced in the Phoenix metropolitan area for more than 30 years and has extensive experience in restrictive agreements in employment contracts and other agreements.